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HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 UTC SAT APR 30 2016

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

SECURITE

E PACIFIC FROM THE EQUATOR TO 30N E OF 140W AND 03.4S TO THE
EQUATOR E OF 120W

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC SAT APR 30.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SUN MAY 01.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MON MAY 02.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.GULF OF CALIFORNIA TROUGH FROM 32.5N115.5W TO NEAR 28N112W.
FROM 29N TO 31N S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.21 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.

.REMAINDER OF AREA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 03.4S88W TO 03.4S105W TO 08N113W TO
08N140W TO 22N140W TO 22N110W TO 08N90W TO 03.4S88W AND E OF A
LINE FROM 22N128W TO 30N128W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. NW OF A LINE
FROM 08N122W TO 22N115W TO 22N110W SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED SW
AND NW SWELL. SE OF A LINE FROM 08N122W TO 22N115W TO 22N110W
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN SW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E OF A LINE FROM 22N118W TO 30N130W WINDS LESS
THAN 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED SW AND NW SWELL. FROM 02N TO
06N BETWEEN 93W AND 99W AND FROM 13N TO 22N BETWEEN 108W AND
119W WINDS LESS THAN 20 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT PRIMARILY IN SW SWELL.
W OF A LINE FROM 09N136W TO 12N136W WINDS LESS THAN 20 KT. SEAS
TO 8 FT IN MIXED NE AND SW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

CONVECTION VALID 1500 UTC SAT APR 30...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

TROUGH FROM 12N87W TO 09N83W TO 09N98W TO 06N110W TO 07N115W TO
07N119W. ANOTHER SURFACE TROUGH FROM 02N122W TO 10N122W. ITCZ
AXIS FROM 05N124W TO 04N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 90 NM
EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 06N80W TO 06N89W TO 10N97W TO 07N110W
TO 09N120W.

$$
.FORECASTER MCELROY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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